Visa Requirements for Entering China

Visitor visa suspended

Mandatory

Visitor visa suspended

China has suspended the issuance of visitor visas due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Transit visa

Mandatory

Transit visa

Travelers need a visa to transit through China. A paper or embassy visa is the only visa available for travelers transiting through China. The visa is typically a stamp or sticker added to the passport. Travelers must obtain this visa from a local embassy, consulate or visa center before traveling.
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Business visitor visa

Mandatory

Business visitor visa

Travelers need a visa to visit China for Business. A paper or embassy visa is the only visa available for travelers visiting China. The visa is typically a stamp or sticker added to the passport. Travelers must obtain this visa from a local embassy, consulate or visa center before traveling.
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Visitor visa

Mandatory

Visitor visa

Travelers need a visa to visit China for Tourism. A paper or embassy visa is the only visa available for travelers visiting China. The visa is typically a stamp or sticker added to the passport. Travelers must obtain this visa from a local embassy, consulate or visa center before traveling.
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Visa is not required

Not Required

Visa is not required

Travelers don’t need a visa to visit China for Tourism.
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